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    In this activity, learners work in pairs to measure each other's ankles with lengths of string. Learners make measurements both before and after lying on their backs with their feet in the air...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity, learners simulate what happens to a human spine in space by making Sponge Spool Spines (alternating sponge pieces and spools threaded on a pipe cleaner). This represents a human...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity is a full inquiry investigation into g-force and acceleration. Groups of learners will construct their own accelerometers. Then, with permission from their local amusement park, they...

    $5 - $10 per student Ages 8 - 14 1 to 7 days
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    In this activity (on page 142 of the PDF), learners will compare breathing rates before and after hyperventilation to explore how reduced carbon dioxide levels in the blood lower the need to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity, learners predict whether a ball on Earth or a ball on the Moon bounces higher when dropped and why. They simulate the experiment by dropping high- and regular-bounce balls from...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    In this activity, learners perform 20 arm curls with cans that simulate the weight of beans on Earth versus the weights of the same number of beans on the Moon and in space. Learners explore what...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    This activity (page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how ordinary things behave in microgravity, similar to what astronauts experience. Groups of learners will prepare a large...

    Over $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    In this activity, learners make models representing bones on Earth and bones that have been in space. They discover what happens to bones without proper exercise and nutrition. This activity...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    In this activity about humans and space travel (page 1 of PDF), learners compare and contrast the behavior of a water-filled plastic bag, both outside and inside of a container of water. This...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this activity (page 105 of the PDF), learners measure heart rate and blood pressure and learn how to obtain consistent measurements during repeated tests. This activity teaches learners how to...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes

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